9th September, 2020
The past few weeks have been fairly quiet in respect of PC Support, with Covid having such an impact and with some restrictions still in place. Many businesses are wary of "unnecessary" expenditure, of course, and most have sent their staff home, either to work from there or on furlough.
But, as we come out of the more restrictive Lock-Down period, are you beginning to consider how to make your computer systems work as efficiently as possible, whether that is at home or in the office?
30th June, 2020
"Phishing" emails, which try to persuade you to go to a rogue website and to leave lots of personal details, even your credit card data, have been with us for some time.
They are getting more professional looking and can fool many otherwise careful people into going to a website, which looks exactly like the legitimate site that you believe you have been pointed to, but which is run by crooks.
27th March, 2020
Many of us are now working from home, but is your home computer up to the job?
Or, have you brought the works laptop home & you're struggling to get it running very well over your flaky WiFi?
For Northumberland based businesses, we are offering a FREE, remote Health Check of PCs.
6th November, 2019
This month's newsletter has been hard to write, but stick with it. It's not about when your computer dies, (and it will), but about when you, or a loved one, or a work colleague, dies.
Sadly, that is inevitable. (I'm sorry to break it to you so suddenly.)
26th September, 2019
The Domain Name that your business chooses, (along with a professional looking email address), can be a critical part of your branding.
Our company name and Domain Name now reflect exactly what we do and we have seen a subsequent boost to our ranking in Google.
If you need any Computer Support in Northumberland your first point of call should always be "Northumberland Computer Support"!
30th May, 2019
If you fear the cost of calling in a computer expert, because you know a guy who has a mate who could fix your problems, consider the actual price you'll pay.....
4th March, 2019
I was very pleasantly surprised to get a call, late one Friday afternoon, from the iconic Running Fox café in the village. The network cabling had failed at some point between the downstairs and upstairs, meaning that one of the tills, and the office PCs, were unable to communicate with the rest of the network....
10th December, 2018
Curlew Computers are proud to have been given the opportunity to sponsor the AGM of the North Northumberland branch of NFU Mutual...
24th October, 2018
I've been talking to a couple of potential new clients about their existing computer systems, and about their current computer support companies.
Neither of these clients seems to know what their existing IT Support company does; or exactly what they are being charged for.
10th October, 2018
Many clients, when we suggest they should upgrade their old computers, tell us, "We can't afford it right now". But, how can they afford not to? What is the true cost of keeping older computers in your business?
Just as an older car starts to become more expensive to run than a newer car, the same is true of the computers in your business.